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Commencement
Postponed by the pandemic, commencement for the Class of 2020's advanced and doctoral students took place May 15 along in a combined ceremony with those in the Class of 2021. Grad students and alumni marched into Rice Stadium behind a Graduate Student Association banner.

Postponed by the pandemic, commencement for the Class of 2020's advanced and doctoral students took place May 15 in a combined ceremony with those in the Class of 2021. Grad students and alumni alike marched into Rice Stadium behind a Graduate Student Association banner, where Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof delivered a speech to the early-morning audience before degrees were conferred. (Photos by Tommy LaVergne).

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